The Terrifying Night My Husband Was Robbed And Beaten Outside Our Home [Scary Mommy]

“It had been a long day, the kind where the winter chill has kids bouncing off the walls. My three wanted to slide down our long hallway in their stocking feet and put on all their snow gear in order to play outside for a solid two minutes. By the time dinner was ready, I was counting the minutes until my husband, Pete, walked through the door.”

Photo is a graphic painting in yellows and blues of two arms, one reaching for the other, with a quote that reads, "But there was a more important lesson that stays with us when we think of the night my husband, my children's father, was attacked in our building: We humans need each other. We need community."

What happened next changed us in unexpected ways. You can read all about it here at Scary Mommy.